AABB777 From United States of America, joined Oct 2007, 543 posts, RR: 2 Posted (3 years 6 months 3 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 1499 times:
Saw the below posting on the DMN Aviation Blog. What a change in tone from the APA. Let's hope APA and AA are able to reach a deal on a new contract soon.
One thing that jumped out at me: Bates, elected in July 2010 to replace Lloyd Hill for a three-year term, said the union has so many contract items on the table that the union's current negotiating team estimates it would take over 12 years to wrap up contract talks at the current pace.
MaverickM11 From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 17444 posts, RR: 46
Reply 2, posted (3 years 6 months 1 week 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 1045 times:
""We told the whole world that we didn't know or care how much our demands cost. We said we didn't care what was going on with the economy or with the corporation's economics. We didn't consult with professional negotiators. We abandoned working within established industry protocols and severed ties with management.""
I'm surprised this guy hasn't been run out of town already.